Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Yıldırım said in a statement about the new looting plans that railroad management will be opened to capital and said, "They present this as privatization, but there is no privatization." Yıldırım also said that 3 thousand houses will be demolished for the third airport in Istanbul.
While explaining the new looting plans of the government, Binali Yıldırım, the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, explained that the railroad management would be opened to capital, "Some are presenting it like privatization, but there is no privatization here," he said. On the other hand, Yıldırım, who touched on the construction of the third airport in Istanbul, said that as if it was a very ordinary thing, we need to demolish 5 houses.
“We do not customize, we offer to bosses”
Speaking in Milan, Italy, where the three-dimensional model of the Izmit Bay Suspension Bridge, which will be made within the scope of the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir highway project, goes for the 'Wind Tunnel' test, Yıldırım complained that the state did not have a monopoly right on the railways and that the bosses were not included in the railways as operators. said there was a problem. Although it is known that railways, which offer a cheap and effective transportation service to the public, will become expensive with the entrance of capital, Yıldırım summarized their plans in this regard as follows:
“We will make a correction that allows (the entrance of the operators). In this way, it will become an infrastructure that everyone can get service from, as well as on land, in the air and in the sea. Some present it as customization, but there is no customization here. Providing the sector and infrastructure to the general service of everyone. The country needs it. Infrastructure we look at the infrastructure. We neither operate nor allow anyone to operate. "
“Only railways left”
Yıldırım said that they will focus on railroads in the coming period, and signaled that they will make the railway transport, which provides cheap and high quality public transportation, and which stands out with its bullfighting properties, will make luxury and expensive. In the speech of the government, which announced new looting plans, Yıldırım said, "The only area we have not released is the railways," and signaled that a new privatization wave is approaching in this area. Yıldırım used the following statements:
“The only area we have not released is the railways. We will liberate it too. It's not customization that we want to do. They are also establishing a company called Türk Tren. He also runs business. You say I will run train management; from here to here, my brother, 5 lira per kilometer. Take your train and work. Railways will also give their licenses. Such a structure. Railways as much as the world have an infrastructure of 120 billion pounds, but they are not used effectively. The source of this country, isn't it a pity? ”
Source : haber.sol.org.t is